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  • 21 July 2014

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) arrived in Fukuoka, Japan, July 18 for a goodwill and friendship building port visit.   This marks Fitzgerald’s first visit to Japan’s sixth largest city. “We are excited to interact and learn more about the beautiful Japanese culture and share a bit of our own,” said […]

  • 14 July 2015

    Building and sustaining relationships was the underlying theme of the opening ceremony of the Pacific Partnership 2015 mission in Solomon Islands. In his speech, Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare emphasized the longstanding relationship the two countries have shared saying that the relationship between the two countries “goes back since the second world war.” U.S. Ambassador […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Training & Education

    On Sunday 11 January during one of her counter-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden, EU Naval Force warship, ESPS Rayo, sighted several fishing vessels. In order to develop a greater understanding of the pattern of life of local seafarers and any concerns they may have about piracy, the Spanish Navy warship’s Commanding Officer tasked […]

  • 6 August 2014

    U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) arrived in Qingdao, China, Aug. 5 to promote maritime cooperation and reinforce a positive navy-to-navy relationship with the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLA(N)) North Sea Fleet.   “We greatly appreciate the warm welcome our North Sea Fleet counterparts have given me, the Seventh Fleet staff and […]

  • 26 December 2014
    Training & Education

    On Sunday 21 December whilst conducting counter-piracy patrols, Spanish Navy warship, ESPS Rayo, met local seafarers in the Gulf of Aden. This is the third meeting that the crew from ESPS Rayo has carried out with local fishermen since her departure from Spain. ESPS Rayo is part of Spain’s contribution to the European Union’s fight […]

  • 14 July 2011

      The new Commander of Combined Task Force (CTF) 151, Captain Jim Gilmour RNZN, is building key relationships as part of the CTF mission to disrupt piracy in the Gulf of Aden and Somali basin region. CAPT Gilmour met with Portuguese Commodore Alberto Correia, Commander of the European Union Naval Force Somalia – Operation Atalanta […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Training & Education

    U.S. 7th Fleet and U.S. Naval Hospital (USNH) Yokosuka kicked off its Operational Medical Symposium at the Admiral Arleigh A. Burke Officer’s Club aboard Fleet Activities Yokosuka Jan. 28. Military officials from several nations attend the two-day symposium including representatives from Japan, Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, Australia as well as the U.S. The conference provided a […]

  • 28 February 2012
    Training & Education

      Sailors assigned to the forward-deployed amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) participated in a community service (COMSERV) project at a local school, Feb. 23, during a scheduled port visit to Laem Chabang. Twenty Sailors visited Ban Ronghip School to interact with local children and deliver school supplies and sporting goods such as […]

  • 21 May 2012
    Training & Education

    One of the Royal Navy’s most advanced warships, HMS Daring, has made an official stop in Saudi Arabia to reinforce the country’s strong relationship with the UK, Ministry of Defence announced on May 17. The Portsmouth-based Type 45 destroyer is on her first operational deployment in the Gulf where she is working with partner nations, […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    On September 26, as HMS Duncan, the navy’s newest warship, prepared for her commissioning ceremony, the Second Sea Lord Vice Admiral David Steel and the Chairman of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity, Vice Admiral Sir Richard Ibbotson, signed a Partnering Agreement to formally document the unique and ongoing relationship shared between the Royal […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Senior leaders from U.S. 7th Fleet visited Colombo, Sri Lanka and Male, Maldives and attended the Galle Dialogues international Maritime Conference Dec. 1-6, building relationships to improve maritime security in the Indo-Asia Pacific. While in Sri Lanka, 7th Fleet leaders met with officials from the Indian Navy, PLA(N), Royal Australian Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force […]

  • 1 May 2014

    The U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met yesterday with Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy to discuss recent events in Egypt and the Middle East, as well as the defense relationship between the United States and Egypt.   In a statement summarizing the meeting, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said Hagel assured Fahmy […]

  • 30 April 2015

    U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) and embarked staff arrived in Singapore, April 30, to emphasize the U.S. Navy’s commitment to building and strengthening relationship’s in the Indo-Asia Pacific region. The Blue Ridge team consists of more than 900 crew members including embarked 7th Fleet staff, the “Golden Falcons” of Helicopter Sea […]

  • 14 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12) engineers unveiled a new addition to a Cambodian medical center in Sihanoukville Aug. 10. The two-room building added to the O Chrov Medical Center will supplement medical care in the area as well as provide a place for mothers before they give birth. “It will be a big help to the […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Royal Navy warship has hosted His Royal Highness, Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa and Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain, Simon Martin CMG, to launch the year of 200th anniversary celebrations of Bahrain-UK relations. The event was an opportunity for HMS Defender to demonstrate her capability to guests, especially His […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) hosted a reception May 11 for local dignitaries aboard the ship upon its arrival to Busan, Republic of Korea. Representatives from the Republic of Korea (ROK) military and several community leaders attended the event, along with Rear Adm. Michael D. White, commander, Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11, Rear […]

  • 12 March 2019

    The Royal Australian Navy kicked off the Indo-Pacific Endeavour 19 (IPE 19) deployment on March 11 as HMA Ships Canberra, Success, Newcastle, and Parramatta set sail from Fremantle in Western Australia. 1000 embarked ADF personnel will carry out a series of engagement activities and military training exercises during port visits in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington began its first night in Singapore with a welcome reception, Oct. 26. The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier hosted more than 500 U.S. and Singapore dignitaries, including the Honorable Kirk Wagar, U.S. ambassador to Singapore, and Rear Adm. Timothy Lo Khee Shik, fleet commander, Republic of Singapore navy. […]

  • 23 April 2015

    US Navy’s guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) conducted a port visit to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, April 10-14. The visit gave Lake Champlain Sailors an opportunity to foster and sustain cooperative relationships with international partners by participating in friendship building activities in the local community. Twenty-seven U.S. Sailors along with Mexican naval and government officials, […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 727) pulled into Busan, South Korea, Oct. 13, three days ahead of announced US and ROK Navy maritime drills. Prior to USS Michigan’s arrival in Busan, another US submarine, the USS Tucson spent time in South Korea at US Fleet Activities Chinhae. The US Navy said the […]

  • 25 January 2013

    The Chief of the Defence Force, General David Hurley, has met with his counterparts from New Zealand and the United Kingdom for the biennial BRITANZ meeting, held on 23 January 2013. Following successful bilateral meetings in Canberra earlier this week, General Hurley accompanied UK Chief of Defence General Sir David Richards to Queenstown in New […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy is starting the second iteration of the large-scale regional engagement Indo-Pacific Endeavour (IPE 18), Australian defense minister Marise Payne has announced. A Task Group that will deploy as part of IPE 18 is scheduled to depart Townsville on June 2. Minister Payne said Indo-Pacific Endeavour is one of the ADF’s most important […]

  • 3 October 2016

    Britain’s second Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of Wales, welcomed its first affiliates on September 21. The Senior Naval Officer of HMS Prince of Wales, Captain Ian Groom MBE, who is responsible for leading the men and women who will operate the 65,000 tonne ship said: “I am delighted to announce that HMS Prince of Wales […]

  • 24 March 2015

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60) visited Goa, India, March 17-21. While in port, Paul Hamilton hosted members of the Indian press as well as Indian navy officers and Sailors on board for tours of the ship and a reception. Thomas Vajda, U.S. Consul General in Mumbai, India, said: Defense cooperation […]

  • 6 July 2015

    U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) arrived in Sydney for a port visit further strengthening the relationship between the partner nations July 3. While in Sydney, embarked 7th Fleet staff will conduct the U.S.-Australian biennial military exercise Talisman Sabre 2015, July 4-19. Blue Ridge will act as command and control for the […]

  • 22 April 2011

    Commander Submarines, Allied Naval Forces South, met with the commander of the French navy’s submarine forces April 21, on board Naval Support Activity, Naples. The meeting between Rear Adm. James G. Foggo III and French navy Vice Adm. Georges-Henri Mouton was part of a two-day visit to strengthen the military ties between the two navies. […]

  • 25 October 2011

    Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert closed the largest International Seapower Symposium (ISS) in the annual gathering’s history at the U.S. Naval War College, Oct. 21. Speaking to participants from 111 nations in attendance, Greenert reflected on the insights he received from regional discussions at the symposium — interoperability is the key to […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Training & Education, Vessels

    UK Defence Secretary had announced that the ship would sail to the Asia Pacific whilst addressing the crew on-board in Devonport on Friday, and has now provided further information of the deployment. During recent conversations with Australian Defence Minister Marise Payne and Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne the Defence Secretary reaffirmed his commitment to […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy began the 8th Annual Naval Engagement Activity (NEA) with the Vietnam People’s Navy, July 5, with the arrival of USS Coronado (LCS 4) and USNS Salvor (T-ARS-52) at Cam Ranh International Port. This five-day collaboration will focus on events and skills exchanges in diving and salvage and undersea medicine. A brief at-sea […]